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NEZAK HUNS

Anonymous ("Nezak Shah")
Circa 484/90-500/15


                AR Drachm (3.07 g, 26mm, 3). Š-Type.

      Mint: Mint in/near Kapisi/Kabul.
      Obv: Bust right on wings, wearing bull's head crown and earring,
                ribbons over left shoulder; NSPK' MLK (in partially ligate
                Pahlavi = "Nezak Shah") to right, Š (in Pahlavi) to left
                of crown.
      Rev: Fire altar flanked by two attendants; wheels above, Brahmi
                letters at sides.
      Ref: Vondrovec p. 170; Göbl, Dokumente, Em. 217.


                AR Drachm (3.46 g, 26mm, 4). Š-Type.

      Mint: Mint in/near Kapisi/Kabul.
      Obv: Bust right on wings, wearing bull's head crown and earring,
                ribbons over left shoulder; NSPK' MLK (in partially ligate
                Pahlavi = "Nezak Shah") to right, Š (in Pahlavi) to left
                of crown.
      Rev: Fire altar flanked by two attendants.
      Ref: Vondrovec p. 170; Göbl, Dokumente, Em. 221.

Notes: According to Vondrovec's analysis, the two Š-Type drachms, Göbl emissions 217 and 221, were contemporary issues, and the earliest of the Nezak Huns.